Coral bleaching has been the main concern this past year. We see lots of small corals recovering during the cooler months. Seemore.
Counting survivors. 80% of coral species survived these events. There was a decline in small fish. The population of larger herbivorous fish increased. Seemore.
Basis for hope. Greg Torda and his team are investigating how coral species adapt to higher sea temperatures. Seemore.
Sustainable fishing. Sam Aird is studying middens to learn what people were catching on Lizard Island 2,000 years ago. Her data will inform management of sustainable fishing, See more.
Science publications. The Station library now has over 2,000 science publications, all based on local research. See details.
Projects and people.Last year 124 visiting scientists used our facilitiesto conduct over 106 field research projects. See more.
The Lizard Island Field Guidenow has over 1,800 species with photographs. Free Apps for Apple and Android devices. Seemore.
Visit soon. Lizard Island has a vast abundance of species and great wonder above and below the water. See more.
Win a 3-night stay.Donate $100+ and be in the draw to win a 3-night stay for two people at the fabulous Lizard Island Resort. All such donations are tax deductible in Australia. See details.
Our best donationthis year came from six-year old Julian Perros. Read his story here. The Station would not exist and could not continue without the support of our donors. Please join Julian in making a donation.